AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 908,886 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 27% from the previous session’s volume of 716,561 shares.The stock last traded at $24.86 and had previously closed at $24.87.

Several research firms recently issued reports on AVG. Imperial Capital lifted their price target on shares of AVG Technologies NV from $21.00 to $25.00 and gave the company an “in-line” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. JMP Securities downgraded shares of AVG Technologies NV from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $25.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Monday, August 1st. TheStreet raised shares of AVG Technologies NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AVG Technologies NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 2nd. Finally, Nomura downgraded shares of AVG Technologies NV from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price target for the company from $30.00 to $25.00 in a research report on Friday, July 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.92.

The firm has a market cap of $1.26 billion and a P/E ratio of 28.52. The company’s 50 day moving average is $24.76 and its 200-day moving average is $20.74.

AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.01. Equities analysts predict that AVG Technologies NV will post $1.96 EPS for the current fiscal year.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in AVG Technologies NV stock. Royce & Associates LLC bought a new position in AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund bought 55,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,108,000. Royce & Associates LLC owned 0.11% of AVG Technologies NV as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

AVG Technologies N.V. (AVG) provides software and online services that deliver peace of mind to users by simplifying, optimizing and securing their Internet experiences. The Company is primarily engaged in the development and sale of online service solutions and Internet security software branded under the AVG name.

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